I dislike the concept of searching my own desktop.
I've always known where applications, files, etc. are on my computer because I put them there. Then in Vista unusual shortcuts began appearing in the file management window that I couldn't immediately see the purpose of. This continued in W7 with 'Libraries' and other tree pane options that I found confusing and cumbersome; where exactly do these things point? I read how these would be useful to those who didn't have a good background in file management.
Now we're offered an OS where one highly recommended approach is to search for everything - files, applications, etc. I can see having to do it once in order to create a tile or shortcut, but to rely on it to regularly start an application? I don't mind searching for information on the Internet; there's no way to know where everything is. But I've never had any use for desktop search tools because I know where things are; mostly where I put them. To me, the inability to manage one's files without constantly having to search for them has been a sign of poor computing skills. I'm finding insult in a perceived implication that I don't know and am not capable of managing where things are stored. It's as if the recommended way to find my own bathroom is to use a bloodhound. "C'mon, Cletus; show me where the john is one more time, even though I built this house."
This one is definitely an attitude problem on my part.
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